“I’m not going to breathe easy yet. But, you know, I do feel more hopeful than I did before," said Celina Sargusingh, a clinic coordinator at the University Health Center.
The announcement comes a week after former Provost Mary Ann Rankin's official resignation.
Gov. Larry Hogan expressed hope that the settlement would bring “some measure of relief" to the family.
The Board of Public Works will consider the requested settlement later this month.
The body's president and 15 representatives signed onto a letter to UMD officials.
Student advocates have also garnered support from elected officials and hired a legal team.
"We have to thank Black women. We have to praise Black women."
The driver was told Thursday he'd be disciplined for his actions.
A central board member of the University Student Judiciary raised alarm at the suspensions.
At least one positive case has been identified on Cumberland's seventh floor.